Business Briefs: Home Instead Senior Care received re-accreditation

Home Instead Senior Care receives re-accreditation

Home Instead Senior Care, a private-pay home care agency, has earned re-accreditation from the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts.

The alliance, which represents 190 home health and elder care agencies across Massachusetts, created an accreditation program protocol to promote quality services, ethical business standards, and superior practices.

The Home Care Alliance launched this program for private pay agencies (those that are not paid by Medicare or Medicaid) in 2010.

Cancer center adds linear accelerator for improved care

The Southwestern Vermont Cancer Center has purchased a new linear accelerator, known as a linac, for improved cancer care.

The unit and the renovation necessary to install it will cost more than $4 million. The expense was approved by the Green Mountain Board in October. A significant cost savings was realized through SVMC's partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Bowerman joins Salisbury Trust Wealth Services

Maurice Bowerman has joined Salisbury Trust Wealth Advisory Services, a division of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company, as a vice president and trust officer.

A resident of East Chatham, N.Y. Bowerman has more than 20 years of financial advisory experience, having most recently spent 11 years as a financial advisor for First Niagara Bank.

He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration/finance from Duquesne University.

Headquartered in Lakeville, Conn., Salisbury Bank operates Berkshire branches in Great Barrington, Sheffield and South Egremont.


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